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Job 38:39–41

39 “Can zyou hunt the prey for the lion,

Or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,

40 When they crouch in their dens,

Or lurk in their lairs to lie in wait?

41 aWho provides food for the raven,

When its young ones cry to God,

And wander about for lack of food?

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Job 38:39–41 — The New International Version (NIV)

39 “Do you hunt the prey for the lioness

and satisfy the hunger of the lions

40 when they crouch in their dens

or lie in wait in a thicket?

41 Who provides food for the raven

when its young cry out to God

and wander about for lack of food?

Job 38:39–41 — English Standard Version (ESV)

39 “Can you hunt the prey for the lion,

or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,

40 when they crouch in their dens

or lie in wait in their thicket?

41 Who provides for the raven its prey,

when its young ones cry to God for help,

and wander about for lack of food?

Job 38:39–41 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

39 Wilt thou hunt the prey for the lion?

Or fill the appetite of the young lions,

40 When they couch in their dens,

And abide in the covert to lie in wait?

41 Who provideth for the raven his food?

When his young ones cry unto God,

They wander for lack of meat.

Job 38:39–41 — New Living Translation (NLT)

39 “Can you stalk prey for a lioness

and satisfy the young lions’ appetites

40 as they lie in their dens

or crouch in the thicket?

41 Who provides food for the ravens

when their young cry out to God

and wander about in hunger?

Job 38:39–41 — New Century Version (NCV)

39 “Do you hunt food for the female lion

to satisfy the hunger of the young lions

40 while they lie in their dens

or hide in the bushes waiting to attack?

41 Who gives food to the birds

when their young cry out to God

and wander about without food?

Job 38:39–41 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

39 Canst thou hunt the prey for the lioness,

Or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,

40 When they couch in their dens,

And abide in the covert to lie in wait?

41 Who provideth for the raven his prey,

When his young ones cry unto God,

And wander for lack of food?

Job 38:39–41 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

39 Dost thou hunt the prey for the lioness, and dost thou satisfy the appetite of the young lions, 40 When they crouch in their dens, and abide in the thicket to lie in wait? 41 Who provideth for the raven his food, when his young ones cry unto •God, and they wander for lack of meat?

Job 38:39–41 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

39 “Can you hunt prey for the lioness

and satisfy the hunger of her cubs

40 as they crouch in their dens

and lie ready to ambush from their lairs?

41 “Who provides food for the crow

when its young ones cry to God

and wander around in need of food?

Job 38:39–41 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

39 Can you hunt prey for a lioness

or satisfy the appetite of young lions

40 when they crouch in their dens

and lie in wait within their lairs?

41 Who provides the raven’s food

when its young cry out to God

and wander about for lack of food?

Job 38:39–41 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

39 “Can you hunt the prey for the lion,

or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,

40 when they crouch in their dens,

or lie in wait in their covert?

41 Who provides for the raven its prey,

when its young ones cry to God,

and wander about for lack of food?

Job 38:39–41 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

39 “Can you hunt prey for the lion?

And can you satisfy the hunger of strong lions

40 when they are crouched in the dens,

when they lie in the thicket in an ambush?

41 Who prepares for the crow its prey,

when its young ones cry to God for help,

and they wander around for lack of food?

Job 38:39–41 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

39 “Do you hunt for food for mother lions?

Do you satisfy the hunger of their cubs?

40 Some of them lie low in their dens.

Others lie waiting in the bushes.

41 Who provides food for ravens

when their babies cry out to me?

They wander around because they do not have anything to eat.

Job 38:39–41 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

39 “Can you hunt the prey for the lion,

Or satisfy the appetite of the young lions,

40 When they crouch in their dens

And lie in wait in their lair?

41 Who prepares for the raven its nourishment

When its young cry to God

And wander about without food?